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UPDATE: obf ***seed swap ** pt 2--- 2007

Posted by skohler 5 (skohler49@mei.net) on
Fri, Dec 22, 06 at 10:44


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HELLO LADIES & "WELCOME TO THE NEW 2007
"OBF SEED SWAP "

SO FAR WE HAVE 12 SIGNED UP FOR THIS ONE . THE BOX
IS STILL OUT AT THIS TIME IT IS ON THE WAY TO BETH'S
SHE SHOULD HAVE IT TODAY OR SATURDAY WE HOPE :))

BRITTNEY WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF YOUR HOME FROM YOUR TRIP & IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE THE BOX NEXT & THEN SEND IT HOME TO ME , IF YOU COULD LET ME KNOW :) i WILL LET BETH KNOW .

AS FOR THE SPECIAL 2ND ROUND WELL YOU WILL JUST HAVE TO SIGN UP & FIND OUT WHAT IS IN STORE FOR YOU:)))

SUSIE

PLAYERS LIST AS OF NOW


GIVERNY4ME
MICKE
SGUANZON
DEBBYA
MELLEN
THERESA24
DIZZYDAFFODIL
BETH_B_KODIAK
BRITTNEYGRAM
HUMMINGBIRDDAISY
VEEJA11
KLICKITAT
LLBEAN
CEDARNEST


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RE: UPDATE: obf ***seed swap ** pt 2--- 2007

Yeah Susie! You are on the ball woman!
Can't wait for round 2!

You be good
hugs Tina


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I am already excited! can't wait.


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Merry Christmas to all my extra special swap partners!

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Susie-I will play the second round only. The first box can be returned to you.

Shirley


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OK< Susie, Box number one will be on the way home to you today.
Beth B


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UP-DATE PLAYERS LIST

GIVERNY4ME
MICKE
SGUANZON
DEBBYA
MELLEN
THERESA24
DIZZYDAFFODIL
BETH_B_KODIAK
BRITTNEYGRAM
HUMMINGBIRDDAISY
VEEJA11
KLICKITAT
LLBEAN
CEDARNEST
BRITTNEYGRAM
RAGGEDYANNE161420


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Thanks so much for including me.

Annie


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Hi ladies
Just a quick note to let you all know that the 2006 seed robin arrived home today :)) How can I tell you all what a great assortment in the box Have not went through it all as of yet but I will over the weekend. :)

thank also for all the nice gifts in the box I cannot thank just one for I don't know who put what in the box
But I can say I have a very charished Hummingbird braclet on my wrist right now thank you all.

asoon as I give a sort through I will try to get the New robin started this next week :))
OMG ANNIE THANK YOU I THINK I GOT IT :)))) HEHEHE

anyone tell us the web where you find some of the graphic?? sure would be nice if you might share :))

Have a great evening & Happy New year to all
susie


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Susie

I knew you could do it and yes, it would be nice to know where everyone gets their graphics

LIFE IS GOOD,
ANNIE


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Susie, I just do a google search for "animated christmas tree" when looking for trees. They have a great image search, too, if you're looking for specific images.

Who ended up with the candy cane shot glasses? Or are they still in the box?


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WELL LADIES i JUST HAD TO POP BACK IN & GIVE A SPECIAL THANK YOU , CEDARNEST ,TASTEFULLYJULIE,GIVERNY4ME FOR ALL THE WONDERFUL SEEDS YOU HAVE SENT TO ME :)) TY

Now please don't be upset but I will take what I can use for this season & share the rest with other :)

NOW DIZZY What a lady she sent me a sterling silver
butterfly charm with 4 stones in the wings I just love it
I want to maybe see if I send it to llbean if she might be able to work it into my braclet :)) Hope you don't mind if she can do that for me :)) .

I took pictures of the babies today so have to go post
have a great evening and thank you all again .
Beth thank you for your gifts also :))
susie


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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEB!!!!!

Annie


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Deb----Happy Happy Birthday

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Shirley


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  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Sat, Dec 30, 06 at 10:22

How did I miss another birthday!!!!! I always do this!

Deb,
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I hope you had a great one!

I put a few tomatoes in with all the seeds I added for round 2. I didn't do too many, because I didn't want to over do it. But if anyone needs more tomato seeds, don't buy any. Email me. I have lots more.
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REMY I'm Sorry I forgot MY BIG Ty To you for all the great seeds you shared with me also I was so excited about the box making the whole trip around to all you great gals :) I hope you forgive me please.

Ok Now Tomorrow Being the 1st I will sort through to the seeds & put the veggies in one baggie & flowers & others in the other .

will try to get them in the mail by thursday the lastest for tuesday our post offices are going to be closed do to the presdent Fords funual.

I have 3 appts on weds 1 for dad & 2 for me :( but will do my best to get the robin going by or before the weekend.

So if there is anyone else wanting to join in please let me know .
also check the list to be sure your name is there if you are playing , I don't want to leave anyone out .

If there anyone that might be going away for a few days
please let us know when you see that the robin is comming your way :))

I will post the line up when I have the robin ready to mail out .

susie

UP-DATE PLAYERS LIST
GIVERNY4ME
MICKE
SGUANZON
DEBBYA
MELLEN
THERESA24
DIZZYDAFFODIL
BETH_B_KODIAK
BRITTNEYGRAM
HUMMINGBIRDDAISY
VEEJA11
KLICKITAT
LLBEAN
CEDARNEST
BRITTNEYGRAM
RAGGEDYANNE161420


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Well Ladies I think I have the list LINE UP
I hope this will work for everyone For I have tried to mix it up a bit .
Now all we need is for everyone to keep track of the thread so when the robin is headed your way you will
PLEASE Post if your going to be away that week .

after getting all the seeds in the Bubble wrap there is NO room For anything else So sorry ladies this will be
seeds only :)) Hopefully it will travel faster so we can all get our seeds in time for spring planting . :))

this is a 10-5x15 in bubble wrap & it is filled
140 flower packs
56 veggies with remy's tomatoes :))

will try to get in the mail by wed or thursday

LLBEAN -------------MI
MMQCHDYGG ------- NH
BRITTNEYGRAM--------SC
BETH_B_KODIAK ------MD
RAGGEDYANNE161420-- ILL
MELLEN -------------IA
CEDARNEST-----------NE
VEEJA11-------------WA
DIZZYDAFFODIL ------NV
SGUANZON -----------AZ
MICKE -------------MO
HUMMINGBIRDDAISY---IA
DEBBYA -----------ILL
GIVERNY4ME--------FLA
THERESA24 --------FLA
KLICKITAT---------GA
SKOHLER-----------MI

have a great ladies
susie


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Good morning,

I wanted to post before I went to bed, If I am repeating myself, I apologize, this is my first RR sooooo with that said... I know we post when we recieve and when we send it out, but do we send out with delivery confirmation/priority mail, and post it here?

Since I was lazy and didn't collect any seeds, I will put in a some books of postage stamps so whoever needs to use them please do so, and extra seed bags. I'm sure there will be room for those.

OFF to bed I go, I work crazy hours, but I'm going to love them during the growing season.

Thanks to everyone!

LIFE IS GOOD,
Annie



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Annie you have mail to explain :)) welcome .

today I will be putting the robin in the mail .

susie


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Robin going to llbean conf # is
0306 0320 0003 8773 7737
might get there tomorrow . Hope your feeling better.

susie


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Got the seeds.. I took out 9 and put in
Soapwort
Duranta
4oclocks
coneflower
Bell pepper (mixed sweet)
Hibiscus confed. rose
Night bloomin jasmine
Christmas trees x2
castur bean pink
Marigolds
Cattail
Zinnia
Jacobs ladder
Coreopsis
poppy
columbine
More hibiscus
Gallardia
Viola
Dames rocket (take what you will)
Pulmonaira Tree (sp)
tickseed
Hollyhocks
Primerose
Pink mimosa tree
Canturbury bells
Salvia Hians
Larkspur
rose campanion
Ballerina Rose
Aquilegia Atrata
And about 10 others

Can I send out to the next player?

Laura


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By the way...

I am sending to Tina In NH
and the confirmation is 0306 0320 0003 8797 3579

Thanks for including me...
Laura


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Susie,

I've been working crazy hours but I got you e-mail, and thanks for the information.

I'm ready for some good sleep.
LIFE IS GOOD,
Annie


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Susie~
I posted that I was sending the box, but you had said not to send until you posted that it was ok.. Is it ok, I would like to get this on it's way.. Just let me know, I am sure everyone is dying to get their hands on it..

Laura


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yes laura I"M so sorry Don't know what I was thinging & it was my fault for telling you that & not thinking .
just ment to say for each player to please just post that the package has arrived & then when you send it back out .

so the package is now going to ,

MMQCHDYGG ------- NH
BRITTNEYGRAM--------SC
BETH_B_KODIAK ------MD
RAGGEDYANNE161420-- ILL
MELLEN -------------IA
CEDARNEST-----------NE
VEEJA11-------------WA
DIZZYDAFFODIL ------NV
SGUANZON -----------AZ
MICKE -------------MO
HUMMINGBIRDDAISY---IA
DEBBYA -----------ILL
GIVERNY4ME--------FLA
THERESA24 --------FLA
KLICKITAT---------GA
SKOHLER-----------MI

have a great evening to all
susie


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laura is the seed package on the way to MM/Tina ???
do you have the conf# ??

MM Don't forget to post when it arrives .

susie


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Susie-
The package is recorded as delivered at my dinky PO at 11am today. We usually get our mail later in the afternoon, so hopefully it got there before they sorted the mail for delivery today. I'll know when I get home from work.
Assume it's in my hands. If it's there when I get home, it'll be back in flight tomorrow. If not, it'll probably show up on Fri, and I'll get it out Sat. Will post back here when it's on its way!


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Question

Oh yeah, question...are there instructions in the pkg? There's nothing 'weird' or 'special' that I need to know about this Robin, is there?


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Ok, Here I am. I forgot that if I use Click-n-Ship that I can save the cost of the DC, so I did that instead.
Scratch the DC that I gave you up there. Here's the one I just got with my online label:

420 28734 9101 0385 5574 9904 9355 28

That'll be taken to the PO at 10, so don't go looking for it before then.
Thanks, and sorry for the little hiccup.


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Ok, that was just weird...(no, I don't normally clutter up boards like this)

Anyway, the number I gave you is evidently wrong. That was the number of the package, not the DC...

Third time lucky, right? Ok, for real this time...this is the DC# on MY portion of the online label record:

0103 8555 7499 0493 5528 Really.

And for what it's worth, Girl-Clerk at the Concord PO decided that "we don't scan those" and just took the package to the bin. (Since when? Every time I bring stuff in with postage already on it, the guy types it all in, checks it, and gives me a "0.00" receipt with all the DC#s and destination Zips...

Whatever. So if the number is in the system, great. If it's not, that's my story, and I'm sticking to it.

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Confused yet?

Ok, so evidently the very first post that I made LAST night re: actually receiving the Robin and its status did not get 'submitted' to the board, and now you're all confused, dazed & bewildered at this muttering that's going on here at the bottom of the thread. Was that the goal? No? Ok, then, here's a recap:

I got the Robin.
WOW!
Sort, sort, replace, replace...
22 out, 29 back in
Retape, label, stick DC on it.
Oops, I can save a little by using online postage. Bag the original DC...use this one...no don't use this one, use this one...yes, use this one:
0103 8555 7499 0493 5528
Package is given to clerk at PO who doesn't scan it, but takes it directly to a 'bin.'

Tag! Shirley, you're it!


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mmqchdygg... you gave me a good giggle with all your posts. :)


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  • Posted by mellen 4a/5-ctrl. IA (My Page) on
    Fri, Jan 12, 07 at 13:45

LOL, Tina2 talks to herself aLOT!!! Very funny, T2. Mellen


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Oh goody...Tina say I'm it..Sounds good to me...Will let you know when I receive it. I'm looking for some different seeds for my Garden Club to Winter sow. Can't wait to see what I find.

Shirley


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IT IS OKAY M&M, WE WERE ALL IN THE TWIGHLIGHT ZONE LAST NIGHT:)
I TALK TO MYSELF TOO, USUALLY IT IS OVER THESE SILLY POP UP ADS THAT KEEP POPPING UP RIGHT IN FRONT OF MY POSTS AND NOW WAY TO GET RID OF THEM WITHOUT CLICKING ON THEIR SITES (IS THAT EVEN LEGAL?) AND THE REASON THIS IS ALL IN CAPS IS CAUSE I AM INSTANT MESSENGING MY MOM AT THE SAME TIME AND SHE SEES IT BETTER IN CAPS........


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Tina-I got the package yesterday and did find some seed packets I wanted.

I will put my packs in tonight and mail to Beth tomorrow.

Susie I assume this is OK and Beth is ready for her turn?
You did an excellent job with the organizing of the package.

Shirley


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hey micke-
Those ads are run on an Active-X plug in thing.

To get rid of the ads: If using IE:
Tools, Options, Programs, Manage Add-ons...
when the list comes up, find the one for Shockwave macromedia, and it'll likely say "enabled." Highlight it, and in the gray part of the box, click the 'disable' button.

Wah-lah...ads gone.
However, any other sites that use shockwave (like forums with a live-chat feature (not aol) may not work until you allow the Active-X control again.

HTH!


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not a problem brit just send it on Don't think beth was going any where :))
hope you found some to winter sow with :0

susie


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Or try this

OR...I just remembered...if you have your pop-up blocker turned off, turn it on. (Also on the 'tools' bar.) That might do it.


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I have a pretty good pop up blocker, for some reason though there is this one pop up, that instead of disapearing when I click on the x it takes me to the site! and it follows me! when I scroll down it scrolls with me, the only way to get rid of it is to go to another page. All good though:)
(waiting patiently for the seed box..... or not:)
so good to be back on line!
michelle


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Y'all are so funny! LOL!
Since I'm a bit further down the list, don't THINK it will be a problem, but thought I'd better mention I'll be out of town Jan 26 till Feb 5.

Susie, glad you liked the charm & you do with it as you wish. Just thought it might make you smile. ;)

DizzyD


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shirley has her heart filled with other things right now more important so it might be a few days .
we are with you in spirit .

susie


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I got the package of seeds today. I hope to have it back to the PO tomorrow morning. Both the dog and I have early AM appointments so we will be out and on the road early.
BB


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HEY! You were right, shockwave WAS enabled! and as I never go to any live chat stuff, think I will be alright:))))))
is it okay to call you M&M or something different? I always think of the red m&m's myself when I see your screen name, don't know why.
boy this robin seems to be moving pretty quick! or is it just me back from the land of no power? hmm... we may never know.
before you ask I swear no alcohol has passed these lips! hiccup...


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Whew Beth just checking on the package...Great you got it. I didn't get to post the confirmation no.

Shirley


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Seeds left here headed for Raggedy Annie yesterday.
DC# 0306 1070 0001 1051 4319
with luck they should arrive Friday.
BB


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MMCHDYGG = Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary...etc etc...

But you can call me Tina, too.


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Hi ladies,

I just want you guys to know that the confirmation number says it is at the post office. I've not been home since Monday night.I've been running dr appointments, and working overtime. I will be sure to get there Monday, and will send it on its way Tues, I promise.

LIFE IS GOOD,
Annie


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annie hope the package arrived ok & you find lots to plant ;))

if you have any quessions please email me or give me a call .

susie
RAGGEDYANNE161420-- ILL
MELLEN -------------IA
CEDARNEST-----------NE
VEEJA11-------------WA
DIZZYDAFFODIL ------NV
SGUANZON -----------AZ
MICKE -------------MO
HUMMINGBIRDDAISY---IA
DEBBYA -----------ILL
GIVERNY4ME--------FLA
THERESA24 --------FLA
KLICKITAT---------GA
SKOHLER-----------MI


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Hello ladies,

THe robin is flying as I promised, and the confirmation number is 0306 0320 0003 8797 3647.

I took out some love in a mist, Jacobs ladder,zinna, and tomato seeds. I put some little seed envies, but wow this box is filled to the brim.

Maryanne, it is on its way.

Sorry for the hold up,I've been running like a chicken with my head cut off.

Suzie, I want to give you my compliments on how organized and easy you have made this robin,thanks again for the opportunity to be in this swap.

LIFE IS GOOD,
Annie


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mellen you are next for the seeda :))

thank you anne sure hope it helps your garden bloom :))
& also for adding the seed envies I'm sure others can use
a few for their seeds to add :
traveling pretty fast .

good night all
susie /skohler


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  • Posted by mellen 4a/5-ctrl. IA (My Page) on
    Wed, Jan 31, 07 at 0:53

I'm here and waiting anxiously! Mary Ellen/Mellen


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  • Posted by mellen 4a/5-ctrl. IA (My Page) on
    Thu, Feb 1, 07 at 21:58

The package arrived today. Only got through part of it so it won't be going out tomorrow. Will go through the rest of it tomorrow evening. Nice assortment! I will have to put it into a new package. Mary Ellen


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Oh...I'm next!! I better get ready!! :)


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  • Posted by mellen 4a/5-ctrl. IA (My Page) on
    Mon, Feb 5, 07 at 18:42

Nancy, the seed robin is flying its way over to you. Hubby mailed it today. I took out 11 packs and put in 59. Most are unopened packs that I didn't use from last summer so they should be good to go. Thanks for the fun, Sue. Mary Ellen/Mellen


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Oh now I am excited!!I will be looking forward to it Mary Ellen : )
Nancy


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Well I finally made it to the postoffice today(postman told me it was there yesterday already) to pick up that Big Envelope.WOW! There are alot of seeds for me to look at tonight : ) I will get them back out tomorrow to Carol and post the confirmation then.Looks like I have a busy night ahead of me : )
Nancy


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Heads Up Carol,There is a *Huge* Envelope full of seeds heading your way.WOW this is one Chubby Robin!
#03060320000387973661

Nancy


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PLEASE BE WATCHING OUT :)) SPRING IS ON THE WAY :)

*******UP-DATE ********

VEEJA11-------------WA
DIZZYDAFFODIL ------NV
SGUANZON -----------AZ
MICKE -------------MO
HUMMINGBIRDDAISY---IA
DEBBYA -----------ILL
GIVERNY4ME--------FLA
THERESA24 --------FLA
KLICKITAT---------GA
SKOHLER-----------MI


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OOooh! A "chubby robin" - now that sounds great!


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Carol,Did you get the robin picked up from the PO yet? I noticed they attempted to deliver it yesterday and just wanted to make sure you got it so they wouldn't return it : )
Nancy


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bumping up : )


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Where is the package now? Does anyone know? I tell you I am (im)patiently waiting for my turn:)
michelle


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I think its still at carols post office waiting to be picked up by her.I checked the confirmation number and it says they attempted to deliver it on the 12th and notice was left...whatever that means.LOL I am sure carol has it by now??I sure hope so anyhow.Its a big one : )
Nancy


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The post office usually holds the package for a few days and then sends it back to the 'sender'... Ohhh Carol, where are you? ;)


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Susie let me know, the robin is at my p.o. I did not get a notice, so did not know, I will go down monday to yell at them, sure hope it is still there, they always leave pkgs on my porch but I seem to have a new dumb carrier, sorry for the delay, nancy if you get it back please resend it and I will send you postage, sorry all who are waiting, I think I'm gonna go ups from now on. sorry hugs peeved carol


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Carol==== (hope you see this before driving down to the P.O) The post office may be closed Monday due to the fact that it is Presidents Day. I had a mail carrier that would pull the same stunt, actually said mail carrier liked to keep mail for himself, important mail! Must of gotten a kick out of it or something. Maybe he didn't want to leave it out because he was afraid something would happen to it maybe? If he is new maybe he doesn't quite understand how this works yet, maybe you need to have a face to face with him and tell him if he don't straighten up, he is going to have around 30 gals surrounding him to tell him how this works? *grin*
ups is not much better, my neighbor goes out of town alot as he is a carpet layer for a motel chain, he has a huge note on his front door explaining that if he is not home they need to take the packages next door to me. He was expecting a fax machine from HP, as his old one was still on warrenty and when we had that bad ice storm it went out, well he had 10 days to recieve the new one and return the old one. I was suppose to call his son as soon as it got here so he could switch them out and return the old one for his dad. They didn't deliver it to me, instead they took it up the road to the first house (which thank goodness it was the managers house) and left it there. Morons! took him alot of phone calls to track it down, if he didn't get the old one back to them, they were going to charge him for the new one! So none of the package deliverers are infallable:)
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Went to po today and gave them a printed copy of the tracking info they brought me out a pkg from another trade, no notice left for that one either. it didn't have a confirmation # so if it hadn't been for this robin I may have never gotten that one, I sent her back to get the robin, nice selection, I will mail it tomorrow to dizzy. The other box was to heavy to carry walking, I opened it to see if anything could come out to make it lighter, I gave it back to the po worker who noticed the tape was disturbed she asked if I opened it then wrote on it that I had she said so that I didn't blame the po for opening it, a bit sarcastic I think. a batch or morons of course if I make them mad I may never see any of my mail. sorry for the delay. don't anyone send me a gun I can't trust myself. sue it will travel tomorrow. hugs carol


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thank you carol so glad it was there for you .

heads up dizzy :

DIZZYDAFFODIL ------NV
SGUANZON -----------AZ
MICKE -------------MO
HUMMINGBIRDDAISY---IA
DEBBYA -----------ILL
GIVERNY4ME--------FLA
THERESA24 --------FLA
KLICKITAT---------GA
SKOHLER-----------MI


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wooo-hoooo!!!!!! I'm getting ready for it!!!
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Carol, don't let those bas*ards get you down!! I don't know quite how it happened, but I have a really nice mail carrier & she follows the procedures for scanning, etc. How the heck did they let her out with the public??? There is a PO branch office here I will NOT go to though - they tend to be rude & pissy, so I just drive another mile to the main office. Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting

Y'all remember to check in & sign up for the March thread!
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Here is a link that might be useful: March swap thread


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robin is on it's way to dizzy conf #03060320000387973678. I told them that there were people out there unhappy with their mail practices, I don't think they cared. heads up dizzy finally hugs carol


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Got it today and it will go out to SGuanzon with Saturday's mail!
Took 29 total - put back 45!

Delivery Conf 0103 8555 7498 6855 3424

Great RR Susie!
Thanks,
Dizzy


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thank you dizzy , susan you will be next on the list please let us know you are ready & waiting :)) .

susie

SGUANZON -----------AZ
MICKE -------------MO
HUMMINGBIRDDAISY---IA
DEBBYA -----------ILL
GIVERNY4ME--------FLA
THERESA24 --------FLA
KLICKITAT---------GA
SKOHLER-----------MI


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Ready and waiting for sure!


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I received the big fat envelope today! I haven't opened it yet but I will go through it after dinner and post and then send it back out tomorrow. Thanks for hosting Sue!


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Wow if kazillion is a number, there are a kazillion seeds in there! I took out 10 and put in 25 -- I don't think I can fit all this back in a big envelope so I switched it to a box. It will be on it's way to Michelle today. I'm using one of the delivery confirmations in the box 03060320000387973715 -- I'll try to get it mailed on my lunch hour. Thanks again.


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doing the happy dance!!!!!!! can't wait:)


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I'm getting excited too! I was first last time, so the selection of seed was limited, I can't wait to see what's in the package now!

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We got bumped off the first page, how can that be???????? lol!
well it is still not here, bummer.
hopefully it will arrive on Monday though:)


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Also doing a happy dance
~~~cha cha cha cha cha cha~~~~~

Looking forward to wading thru all the seeds!

Have a wonderful week ladies,
Tina


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ARGHHHHH! It still says it is in Arizona! Those silly postal workers. What they have it on hold? Maybe they think it is a suspicious package or something. Watch out for the box that says seeds on it, you never know what it could be. Good grief. Actually it has to be my post office, they can be such imbeciles.
here's hoping it arrives sometime this year.
Okay I know I am impatient. I took a deep breath and I feel better now:)


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Arizona..ugh! I'm really looking forward to the seeds too!
Oh well, maybe next week. ;)


Deb


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The seeds arrived today, I will go through it tomorrow and hopefully have it out the same day if not I will get it out Thursday for sure:)
michelle


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The package is on it's way to Tina, conf# 0306 3030 0002 5449 2555
thank you for the wonderful robin Sue:)
michelle


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I'll be on the look out! Will post when it arrives!

Thanks, Tina


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Hi ladies

The box arrived yesterday. I haven't had the time to get thru it yet. Have had a house full of kids all weekend.
I will try and get it back out Tuesday. Monday is going to be a full day for me. I have doctors appointments most of the day in a different town than I live in.
I will post an update Tuesday.

Thanks,
Tina


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heads up for Debby :))) Tina says she will be getting in the mail today :)) .
Tina what will you be planting this spring ????
susie


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Heading to the PO right now. Big fat robin coming your way Deb!
#0306 0320 0003 8797 3739

I took out some clover seeds, tulip tree seeds, and some marigolds. Put in a few goodies to replace these. Thanks for the great robin Susie!

Tina


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Susie,
Thanks for including me! I really enjoyed the robin!
I ended up taking some lettuce, a couple of herbs (chives), a couple packages of tomatoes, plus a few flower packs. I replaced everything I took (and added a few extra packs).
I'll mail out the robin in the morning, and post a delivery confirmation number.

Deb


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Hi,
I'm running a little behind.
I still have the robin. It will go out first thing Monday morning.

Deb

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The seed box is on the way to Susan, USPS #0306 0320 0003 8797 3746.


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Hi Kids, Robin landed here this afternoon, I am going through it at present will post after it flies tomorrow...Susan/Giverny


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----- Original Message -----
From: sue k
To: hummingbirddaisy
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2007 7:18 AM
Subject: OBF SEED ROBIN

Tina
Just wanted to give you the chance to send MY 113 pks of seed you took out of the robin back to me within the next week or I will post what you have done .

Rule Of thumb replace what you take . I have the list as to what you took & If I have to
I will do the list in the post to let other know how dishonest you was .
Its your choice do the right thing or it will be posted .
I Knew from the 1st one that went around you took more then you said & did not put back in but had no proof. this time I do .
when you send everything back to me & I check it off the list & it is all there all will be find No more said about this . I want the all the veggies , trees , sages , bird of paradise, snowball bush, the list goes on .
if you try to pass off other then what is on this , it will be posted.
so I want them in the mail No later then MONDAY Mar 26th,
priority conf# sent to me .
if I do not hear from you with this information by Monday 5pm my time .
there will be a list of all the seeds that you took out of the robin that others in our group have missed out on .
we will see who will ever want to trade with you again .
I will also post it in the rating forum . this was so unfair to the others in the group & once they compare the list
they will see how dishonest you was in our group.
Tina there is no love loss in this & you want to spread things about me this is your way but no one can say I was ever as dishonest as you .
if I don't hear back from you with the conf# by Monday , trust me it will be posted .
your threat Don't work on me ,
Susie

Now, First off, I don't have a clue as to the " threats" you are referring to. You can explain that.

As far as the seeds go, Micke was right before me, and Debbya was right after me, so I am sure they can attest to what was in the box when they had it.

I posted exactly what I took out, and I REPLACED with other seed packs.

If you go look in the seed trading forums, you'll see that I have been trying to get rid of most of my seeds for the past two months or more. Why would I want to take out 113 more packets of seeds? Susie, there wasn't anything out of the ordinary that no-one else doesn't have in that box.

Now, if you would please quit e-mailing me with threats of things you KNOW are dishonest, I would appreciate it.
I can't help that Elizabeths box is stuck out there somewhere. The DC# shows I sent it. Thats what this is REALLY about isn't it? You've already kicked me out of OBF because of it. Now just let it be.

Tina


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It is really a shame that you think this is about your
late feb box , so not true ..

what this is about is Honesty, my list of 323pks to you showed a shortage from you to debby who counted 210 pks,
Do the MATH.

I would not have cared that you take 20-30 pks & put in 10 of anything else but that was not done .

its not the fact You took the seeds from me or my robin I started If you was going to use them . But in truth you trade them off also .

trust in the group was why we started this group & you have not realy been that honest .
I just want to say at this point if I get booted for this being brought up on the forum "BY TINA".
This Is ok . you all will do fine . as long as you
open your eye's to some trader 's . check out their rating system's & forum .

anyway Tina you have to live with the fact of what you done ,I have the fact or proof . & the fact I have nothing
to be sorry about .

like I said if I get booted at lease I have honesty on my side :)))

susie

next on the list

THERESA24 --------FLA
KLICKITAT---------GA
SKOHLER-----------MI


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This really puts me in a very difficult spot. Why? Because I didn't take those seeds, but I don't think Micke or Deb took them either.
You check my list and my posts, and you show me where I traded off those seeds Sue. The only seeds I sent out to anyone from what was in your box was some clover seeds to diene in my St. Patricks day RR. If you want the other seeds I took out (the ones I even posted above)You can have them back. If that is what it will take for you to finally leave me alone I will go send them back to right now!

I ONLY TOOK OUT WHAT I POSTED ABOVE!!!!!!!!

Tina


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Hi Kiddos
Well I put in 41 packs of seed however some were duplicates like several packs of lettuce and melon and moonflower vine seed, most from my garden and some trades. I took out 10 + some of Susie's echinops. The seeds I got like coreopsis I was happy to get and should do well here. I think the diversity is pretty good and worth the price of the robin, thanks for hostessing Susie!

The robin went out Friday afternoon to Theresa, confirmation number 0305 1720 0000 8244 6624


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Hi guys! I got the robin yesterday and had such fun going through it. Quite a nice variety!

I took out these 6:

Ironweed
Queen Anne's Lace
Blue Flax
Pink Baby's Breath
Swamp Milkweed
Cosmos pink Seashells

I put in these 13:

Datura
Dianthus Victoriana
Pink&Blue Larkspur
Dianthus 'Arctic Fire'
Dianthus 'Summer Sundae'
Salvia 'Coral Nymph'
Dianthus 'Russian Skies'
Native Columbine canadensis
Salvia 'Lady in Red'
Dianthus 'Firewitch'
Blue Pea Vine
Double Cottage Pinks
Shirley Poppy

Thanks, Susie for getting this going. I hope you find some wonderful seeds for your garden. I should be able to get this birdie flying again tomorrow. Will post when I do.

Theresa


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thank you theresa for the heads up for klickitat :)
hope you all found a good variety for your gardens . yesterday I planted my sunflower garden it was in the high 60's & today it is in the 40's :( guess thats Michigan for you :)

our $1. store had some realy nice hanging baskets that had just came in this week so I bought 10 of them yesterday & plan to fill them today .
lobelia,petunia's,lantana's, & a few others .

guess you might say i have the bug for gardening .
well have a great day ladies .
susie


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Hi all. The robin went out today. DC# 03060320000387973753.
Have fun with it Klick & Susie.
Theresa


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Ladies! I'm very sorry for not posting sooner! When the robin arrived a couple of days ago I thought it was a different box coming from Susie. So I put it aside and forgot about it until today. Upon opening it I was so surprised to see that it was the robin and not anything else. LOL Again, my apologies for not posting sooner.

I'll go ahead and dig through the contents (there are 3 large ziplock bags full of seeds!). From there I'll remove and refill.

Thanks for waiting on me! I'll get this box out in the mail tomorrow after posting here about it.


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Gee klick I didn't remember owing you another box did I forget a trade ??? sure hope you let me know . did I send you a gift certifacate for any of the swaps ???? .

maybe we better mark our boxes seeds or plants :)))
plants don't live long in a box .

thank you all for a great robin & it is now homeward bound . or soon :)))
happy gardening my friends

susie


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Susie - This is being said with sincerity. Did you ever figure out where and why you came up short on your count of what you thought might be missing seeds? I have been watching, and everyone that has gotten the box so far has reported an abundance of seeds with a well rounded variety as well. I did notice that some you thought might be missing, has been picked out by participants, since the box was in my possession. That was good to see :-)

I know your feelings concerning efrosty and the situation that occured. I accept that (I know, as if I had any other choice, right) So, I wish you the best.

Thanks ladies, for including me in this swap. I'm glad I got to know many of you. Thanks for everything :-)

Happy Gardening,Tina


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Tina,Please don't tell us you are leaving Bloomin Friends too? What is the world coming too?I hadn't been back on this thread to check the movement of the box since it left me.I had no idea about any of this controversy amongst friends.This really saddens my heart : (
Nancy


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YES Tina with all sincerity I know For sure with NO Doubt As to who took the seed's from the robin .

as for taken so many packs of seed's, did not bother me it was the fact that there was some that had 2-3 pks alike
that were taken . that maybe others in the group might of like to try .
& all seed robins I have ever been in
rule has always been just replace what you take out .
this was not done .

its all about honesty. to yourself & your friends .
guess I wasn't a friend to who took from me right ?

well another robin about over thank you all.
Trully if I sound hurt , I guess it is true
for I guess maybe I take Truth & Honesty very
sincerly in my home & life .

I 'am the kind of lady that if you hurt me once same
on you.
but hurt me twice same on me .
life goes on when you can forgive,

All is forgiven .
But Not all is forgotten .

susie


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Nancy - I didn't "leave" OBF, I was kicked out.

Susie - I didn't "take" anything from "you" or anyone else.
I don't kow how many times I have to tell you that I didn't take all the seeds you claim to be missing. I, too, am a very honest person. Almost to a fault as I have been told.
Your post to my name in the rate and review forum wasn't a bit honest. I've tried over and over with you. I thought over Christmas, when you wanted me to bring you two puppies, that you had gotten passed all this crap. I honestly don't know what started all this to being with.

I was sincere in my earlier post and you was sincerely rude and sarcastic in yours. I'm through trying.

Tina


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Hi ladies. I'm very sorry for being MIA. The robin arrived, I went through it, and then an emergency came up that took me away from everything. So everything still lays on the floor where I left it. My sincerest apologies for not wrapping this up faster. The worst part is I will be at work for the next 3 days (I work 12 hour shifts) and will not be able to send the box back out until Thursday. Please, Susie, be patient with me. I have always done my part with the swaps and robins. This time I just happened to run into a terrible snag. I WILL GET THE BOX OUT ON THURSDAY!! :)

Susie, as for the other box I thought was coming from you is from the March OBF swap... the 5 daylilies. It seemed like it was too soon to dig them up! LOL


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yep Jules stil about 1/2 in of snow over them at this time :( but hope to have everyones gift certificates mailed by mid may 1st of june .

As for the seed robin thank you for letting us know slow down girl let hubby pick up some of the load :)))) .
we miss you when your away .

NO BINGO TODAY :( so going to lay back put in a few movies today.

would anyone like to swap dvd movies or vhs moving
here in the group just pass then around ????
if so email me I will start a New sign up forum & we can list what we have to share .
I have about 20 or more. we can limit 3-4 a week ??? never done this . so maybe let me know .

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At last! The Robin is flying back to Susie as of today. I'll post the DC# later on when my headache goes away. I'm currently working on cold #3 in six months. The perils of working in a hospital, I suppose. *sigh* It really stinks to be sick is all I can say.

In any case, I took 28 seed packs and replaced them with 32 of my own. A big thanks to those girls who put empty seed packages into the robin. I ran out of ziplocks and put the spares to good use. :)

Ok... I'm off to take yet another nap. Thanks for a great swap!


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thanks jules it arrived today have been doing the up-dates on my laptop 6 hrs so far :( can you tell i have dial up :(((

anyway thank you all for the great seeds will proble
share many of them with the new gals in the seed forum
after i get what i want out of them .
many of these i plan9 to plant in the one field way out back that way if the deer want to munch they will stay out of my front beds :)))
looking forward to sharing plants with you all for years to come .

happy gardening this swap is closed .

susie


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